HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Humane Society of Washington County is offering vouchers to residents on public assistance.
Each voucher is good for $50 toward the cost of a veterinary exam and vaccination that includes the parvovirus inoculation.
A community outbreak of canine parvovirus had shelter officials worried that people are not vaccinating their dogs because of the expense.
The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the money for the program comes from a grant through an anonymous foundation.
Resident can apply for the vouchers by calling or going to the shelter on Maugansville Road. Applicants must provide proof of public assistance.
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